Faculty Opportunity at University of Kentucky


The University of Kentucky is seeking Assistant, Associate, or Full Professors for tenure track, full time positions in the newly established Center for Health Equity Transformation (CHET) in the College of Medicine.

They seek health equity researchers with a dynamic, productive research agenda that aims to eliminate inequities in cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes and obesity, substance use, or other health conditions. The Center for Health Equity Transformation is a transdisciplinary research center focused on developing the most innovative and impactful research and training portfolio.

The ideal candidate will have NIH-funded research or a very strong promise of such funding; maintain a focus on rural, racial/ethnic, and other vulnerable populations; aspire to engage in research mentorship, and contribute to a vibrant environment of scholars from the behavioral sciences, public health, social sciences, communication, health services research, biomedical informatics, health sciences (nursing, medicine, nutrition, etc.), and others. Special emphasis is placed on intervention, dissemination, and implementation scientists.

All career stages are welcome to apply on the UK Jobs website under requisition FE02074 and FE02075: http://ukjobs.uky.edu/postings/242764 and http://ukjobs.uky.edu/postings/243819.

Application review will begin October 1, 2019 and will continue until the appropriate candidates are identified.

See position listings here: https://chet.med.uky.edu/chet-faculty-employment-opportunities & additional detail in the information flyer here: CHET Regular Series Final (PDF)

Questions may be directed to:

  • Nancy Schoenberg, Director, Center for Health Equity Transformation (nesch@uky.edu) or
  • Carrie Oser, Associate Director, Center for Health Equity Transformation (carrie.oser@uky.edu)

Thank you to Dr. Carrie Oser for sharing with UW-CCHE!

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